Street racers shut down Interstate 295 with stunts

Published on May 19, 2023 at 10:49 am

Shutting down the highway for street racing, videos posted online show cars blocking traffic and doing donuts on Interstate 295 on Jacksonville’s westside.

This video from last weekend is now helping police with their investigation, and officers told News4JAX they’ll soon be arresting some of the drivers.

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As of Thursday afternoon, a video showing the “highway takeover” had more than 117,000 views on Facebook.

See the video and read the rest of this story at News4Jax, a Jacksonville Today news partner.

author image Vic Micolucci is a news anchor and investigative reporter at News4Jax. He is a Jacksonville native who attended the University of Florida's College of Journalism and Communications, where he graduated with highest honors. He joined the WJXT team as an assignment editor and mobile journalist in 2010. Before that, he worked as a reporter, producer and photographer for ABC News "On Campus" in Gainesville, as sports director for WUFT-TV (PBS), and as a reporter and host at WUFT-FM (NPR).

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